LAPD Still to Replace Truck After Mistaken Dorner Shooting

During the manhunt for Christopher Dorner, the LAPD mistakenly shot a delivery truck, thinking it was Dorner's vehicle. The two women occupying the vehicle, aged 47 and 71, were delivering newspapers when police put over 102 bullet holes into their vehicle.
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LAPD Still to Replace Truck After Mistaken Dorner Shooting

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During the manhunt for Christopher Dorner, the LAPD mistakenly shot a delivery truck, thinking it was Dorner's vehicle. The two women occupying the vehicle, aged 47 and 71, were delivering newspapers when police put over 102 bullet holes into their vehicle. The 47 year-old was injured by the falling glass, while her 72 year-old mother was shot in the back. The two have been recovering at their home, unable to work since the shooting. The LAPD Chief visited their home two days later to make amends, during which he promised them a new truck free of tax. Since then, however, there have been some issues.

The man appointed by the LAPD to provide the truck reports that the victims and their legal representative have not been satisfied by anything he has to offer. He claims that he has gone to great lengths to make them happy, even trading a truck with another dealer to make sure it was the one they wanted.

The attorney representing the pair, however, gives another side of the story. He maintains that the dealership was trying to make the pair pay gift tax on the vehicle, which was not right. According to Huffington Post, their attorney stated "Getting 102 bullet holes in your truck is not a prize or reward. They were not dealing with us in good faith." He thinks that the LAPD should pay the tax, as they had already promised the car as a donation. The victims' attorney reports that he is planning to file a government claim against the LAPD over the shooting incident.

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